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Solving Tensorflow 1.3 building issues on Linux

/ Sven Boesiger / Ubuntu

Compiling Tensorflow on Linux tends to be challenging when the build system lacks the proper dependencies. But problems might even occure if you have the required libraries and tools available for Bazel – Google’s build tool. Capitalizing on the knowledge gained from building the former version, I was quickly able to solve this versions compiling […]

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Assembly Language Tutorial on WikiBooks

/ Sven Boesiger / Ubuntu

Two weeks back I was in Iceland and chose to take an assembly language tutorial with me. It turned out to be the greatest text I read so far on this subject and is freely available on Wikibooks: Assembler-Programmierung für x86-Prozessoren. In regular intervals of about five year, or when I stumble upon them by […]

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Systemd Ethereum Geth Service on Ubuntu

/ Sven Boesiger / Blockchain, Ubuntu

Installing Ethereum and the blockchain with its “geth” tool on the current version on Ubuntu is rather straightforward. The same counts of course also for transferring Ethers to a local wallet. In order to keep the blockchain in sync locally at all times, it is necessary to launch the command line interface manually each time […]

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Moving Ethers to a Local Linux Ethereum Wallet

/ Sven Boesiger / Ubuntu

In the light of the massive surge in the price of Ethereum (ETH) in the last weeks I wondered if my online wallet provider was in fact buying the digital currency for me. I didn’t feel that sure, since betting on a burst of the bubble anytime soon could yield massive profits for these online […]

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MongoDB: Too many open files under Ubuntu 15.04

/ Sven Boesiger / MongoDB, Ubuntu

Lately I had troubles with MongoDB after my database exceeded 2TB and started to constantly complaining about “too many open files“. In order to fix this issue I appended the following lines to “/lib/systemd/system/mongodb.service”: [Service] # Other directives omitted # (file size) LimitFSIZE=infinity # (cpu time) LimitCPU=infinity # (virtual memory size) LimitAS=infinity # (open files) […]

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